Affiliate marketing is an incredible opportunity for bloggers and web entrepreneurs to earn money online. It is a pay-for-performance model that offers reasonable monitory benefits for the affiliate and a good source of user base for the company.
Though there are a lot of companies that offer different affiliate marketing programs, (most of them belong to the field of ecommerce) however, in this post I have handpicked certain design services that offer the biggest affiliate commissions.
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All you need to do is to create account on these websites, get your affiliate link, and promote their design products through your website using links, banners, and widgets.
If you don’t have a website, then just share affiliate links on your social media accounts. So, read through the following list to know which of these will suit you the best.
With over 33,000 website themes, Theme Forest hosts one of the biggest collection of web templates on the internet. Being a part of Envato Marketplace, it offers a number of opportunities to earn money as you can get a commission each time someone buys any of the Envato products.
To become an affiliate, you need to create an Envato account, generate your referral link and send traffic via that link to Theme Forest. Envato pays around 30% commission for a purchase someone would make using your link. As an average website template is priced at $30, you would get around $9 for each sale.
Though, the number of website templates offered by Elegant Theme is not as huge as Theme Forest, however, it still provides lucrative chances of earning money.
To become an affiliate you need to create an account on Elegant Themes. Their affliate program is unique in a way that you pay a certain sum of money (per year or lifetime) and get unlimited access to all themes and plugins they have.
The best news if that their commission is 50% per sale. They have over 30,000 affiliates to whom they pay over $3,000,000 per year. As person who buys products on Elegant Themes pays just once, so to get good affiliate commissions you need to drive really good traffic there.
Mighty Deals offers the best deals for designers and creatives on a daily basis. You don’t necessary need a blog or website to earn commission from this website, as you can share the affiliate URL on your Twitter, Facebook, and other social media accounts.
You’ll get 25% from each sale which you refer using Mighty Deals affiliate link, and receive payments through PayPal. Some of their affiliates get 5 to 10 sales from a single tweet. Of course, however, your revenue depends on the price of the deals.
Ink Themes is another platform that sells website templates. With this website, you can get 50% of each sale you make using their affiliate link. Just create an account and get a code to link to Ink Themes. Link with the code can be used for text or banner links, or on social media websites.
The interesting part is that even if a person used your link and didn’t pay on the same day, but came back within 60 days and purchased a theme, you will still get the commission on it.
99 Designs is a crowdsourcing website that offers its clients to work with thousands of freelance designers online. It works in a way that the clients create a contest of their required project on the website in which designers submit their work, and the client has the liberty to chose any of theses works.
To become an affiliate at 99 Designs, you’re required to create an account and publish the link on your site, and when a client comes from your affiliate link and starts a contest, you get $55 commission.
DesignModo is a well-known design blog and online shop of highly quality User Interface packs. Among their UI packs, you’ll find UI Kits for mobile devices, e-commerce and data visualization, and a lot of other helpful resources.
You can join their DesignModo Affiliate Program and get 25% for each sale. You can register your affiliate account on the website and start referringreferring customers to earn the comission
InkyDeals publishes the best web design deals on the internet (including fonts, icons, UI kits, website themes, Photoshop actions, Lightroom presets, brushes, vector graphics, e-books, and typography elements etc.) on its web platform.
With their affiliate program, you can earn 25% commission from each sale you refer to them. From some selected deals you can even get 70% commission. InlyDeals also offers great banners and widgets for your site that automatically show the latest deals with your affiliate link, as well as advice to make most out of their affiliate program.
StudioPress is a huge WordPress theme provider, and is a part of CopyBlogger media. Their affiliate program lets you promote their WordPress themes to your readers and clients, and in return, you get paid for every successful sale.
To get their affiliate link you should create ShareASale affiliate account and apply for their affiliate program in one step by filling out the application. You will earn 35% of a customers purchase made through your referral link.
MOO is a popular online print and design company. Among their products, you can find business cards of any kind, postcards, stickers, labels, greeting cards, flyers, envelopes, and notebooks.
To sign up for their affiliate program, you’re required to copy and paste a snippet of HTML code to your site to display banners or links. You get a reward depending on the type of a customer you refer. For example, you earn from $8 for the first new customer orders to even a $300 commission for Eligible Bigger Businesses customers.
WIX is a cloud-based online web builder allowing users to create HTML 5 websites online. They sell different plans with various useful features for your website. So, if you register as an affiliate, you get paid when someone buys Wix Premium Plan using your link.
To become an affiliate you need to create an account and get it approved. However, unlike any other affiliate program listed here, you don’t get the percent from a sale. You are paid $100 for every premium user you refer who doesn’t cancel his plan within 14 days.
But, it’s not that easy as it seems, because WIX also has a sales target. You need to make at least 3 sales per month to get your money. Also, you can withdraw your payment using PayPal only.